London, South Kensington
18 November 2003
RUSSELL FLINT, William (1880-1969, illustrator) & Charles KINGSLEY (1819-75). The Heroes or Greek Fairy Tales for my Children, London: Philip Lee Warner & The Medici Society, 1912. 4° (262 x 195mm). PRINTED ON VELLUM THROUGHOUT. Title printed in blue and black, text printed in the Riccardi Press font, 12 mounted coloured plates by William Russell Flint bound in at the end. (Occasional very light staining.) Original vellum gilt with green silk ties (lightly stained). Limited to 512 copies, THIS NUMBER TWO OF 12 PRINTED ON VELLUM WITH A DUPLICATE SUITE OF THE PLATES UNBOUND AS ISSUED IN A CLOTH PORTFOLIO. Loosely-inserted is a 4-page publisher's advertisement flyer pricing the book at £15 15s. One of The Riccardi Press Books.
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